Friday, October 21, 2011
So...Why Soli Deo Gloria?
Well, to start with, I love Bach. I really love Bach. I think that Bach is my very favorite composer. I especially love his 6 sonatas and partitas for solo violin, and his fugues. They are incredibly beautiful and some of the funnest music to play. And you know what? Bach wrote Soli Deo Gloria on every one of his compositions. It means "glory to God alone," which was Bach's intention with each of his pieces. And I want it to be my goal too. In everything I think, do, say, and write I want to give glory to God and God alone. And, well, O.K. I'll admit it. I'm a geek. I'm a HAM radio operator, a musician, planning to be a science teacher, I teach myself calculus for fun, and I have studied Latin for about 1.5 years (not to mention that my 11 year old sister is teaching me Greek when I'm home on breaks). How could I help but have a Latin name for my blog?